UK law firm sues Wagner PMC and founder Evgeny Prigozhin on behalf of Ukraine
UK law firm McCue Jury & Partners announced It announced Wednesday that it will file a lawsuit on behalf of Ukrainians against Russian businessman Evgeny Prigozhin and the Wagner Private Military Company (PMC) he founded.
“Wagner’s Putin’s use of terrorism to achieve his goals is underpinned by their war crimes, including the use of torture, murder and rape as weapons of war to terrorize civilians into submission. […] Not only is Putin’s war in Ukraine inherently illegal, but the willful infliction of serious loss and damage on Ukrainian civilians is also illegal in the manner in which it was carried out,” the company said in a press release. mentioned in the release.
According to a statement, the lawyers will pay the legal costs through crowdfunding. If sufficient funds are raised, the case “could turn into a £1 billion claim if all potential claimants join” and “expand to include Putin himself and his bandit buddies.” could do,” they said, those who supported his illegal war. “
Concord catering company owner and Wagner PMC founder Evgeny Prigozin has been subject to US sanctions since 2016 and EU sanctions since 2020. publicly On May 1, 2014, he founded Wagner to “protest against the Russians” in Donbass.
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https://meduza.io/en/news/2022/11/02/british-law-firm-to-sue-wagner-pmc-and-founder-evgeny-prigozhin-on-behalf-of-ukraine UK law firm sues Wagner PMC and founder Evgeny Prigozhin on behalf of Ukraine